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Simon's Blog - June 13, 2006

Simon's Blog - June 13, 2006 - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
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Simon blogs about the end of school and finding a summer job in his free online teen web log.

June 13 , 2006

Today was the long awaited end of another school year. I always like the last day of school - you never have to do any work, you know you won't be getting any homework and everyone, even my teachers, always seem to be in a pretty good mood. I'm sure they're as happy as I am that we won't be seeing each other for the next two months. My report card was also way better than I expected - I passed all my classes easily and even had a few comments from teachers about my improved study habits. That should be good enough to get an allowance increase out of my parents and perhaps even an extended summer curfew.

Sindy seems to be getting totally stressed out about her end of year exams and school work - I think her Mom is way too strict with her about school. She gets like totally freaked out if Sindy doesn't get straight "As". My parents are just happy if my report card doesn't include any "Fs" and a letter suggesting I see a doctor about getting "behavior modification" medication.

Besides the good news in my report card, I also got some good news in my job search. It looks like I'm going to be working at Waterworld for the summer! I filled out an application form and gave it to those cute girls I met at Waterworld a couple of weeks ago. One of the girls' dad is the manager there and he called me yesterday to see if I wanted a job working in the snack bar. It should be pretty sweet - a whole summer of hanging out at a water park!

Later,
Simon

1Hi Sindy,
Hey, I have a summer job at wet'n'wild!
BFBVictoriaPerfect

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    rainbowpoptart
    Goodness... I see where your mother is coming from: if you eat too much, no matter how healthy the food is, and don't work off the calories, you're going to gain weight. But she's being very obsessive and dramatic about it. There is nothing wrong with eating pizza or a cookie every now and then, and there's nothing wrong with relaxing from time to time either. As long as you aren't constantly eating junk and not burning the calories, then you do not have a problem. Eating unhealthy things every now and then does not make you fat. EATING every now and then does not make you fat. Try explaining this to her, calmly and patiently. Tell her that you don't want to be forced to do all of this exercising - being forced to exercise makes it a lot less interesting. Do not take "This is for your own good" for an answer; if you do not want to do it, it is NOT for your good. (This, of course, would be a different story if you were actually fat.) ALSO tell her that exercising too much and not satiating your cravings is JUST AS UNHEALTHY AS BEING FAT IS. If you were to not eat healthful meals and not snack every now and then, no matter how healthy or unhealthy the food is, plus exercise so frequently, you would not be healthy.  Eating is good for you, even if the food isn't. Eating too little and eating too much is not healthy. Exercise is good for you. Not exercising enough and exercising too much is not good for you. If you talking to her doesn't help, try telling another adult how you feel, and maybe they can help get it through to her. Regardless of what happens, take care of yourself. Moderate how much you eat, but don't limit yourself to less than you feel you need. Exercise, but don't do something you don't want to; working out should be fun. Good luck with everything. I'm really sorry that she makes you feel so badly about this.
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    jake495
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    ThePaleWalker636
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